Kyla Shackelford was raised in Austin, TX where she took an early interest in art and began her studies. At the age of 19, Kyla moved to Italy and spent 3 years learning classical drawing and painting at the Florence Academy of Art. From there, Ms. Shackelford moved to New York City to complete her studies at the renowned Art Student's League. Kyla paints dramatic and evocative figurative works, with an emphasis on mystery and playfulness. Her works have been widely collected, and she has shown at numerous national exhibitions. Kyla belongs to the California Art Club and Oil Painters of America, and she currently lives in Los Angeles, CA.
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